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Anyone remember what kind of an animal statue is on the rooftop of the shophouse on the right of the photo?
is that wing onn tailor at the juntion?if i’m not mistaken its at the crossroad of hugh low street.
Hi Rosebud…I see you spotted that too! I’m curious myself. can’t really see it, even when I zoom in (picture’s resolution being 200dpi).
Keith our donor has kindly promised to re-scan send at 600dpi. Hopefully then we can get a clearer view.
The Brewster Road I knew in my youth with the Odeon cinema at the far end and th ‘tower’ at the Jubilee Cabaret on the right – both designed by my father, B M Iversen.
You can see these roof figurines on some of the original shops along Anderson Road, opposite the Park. There is a pair of dogs, a pair of pigeons and a peacock still standing. Happy hunting!
Once again we can see that the streets of Ipoh were carefully laid out. The town planner had the foresight for wide roads as opposed to older towns like Melaka, Georgetown and Kuala Terengganu. I am convinced that Ipoh must have been very pleasant.
BMI’s creation has the character of geometric shapes joined together like building blocks. It such a marvel then to construct gravity defying structures.
The intersection where the trees are, is it the entrance to Durian Street (“Lau Leen Kai”)?